holiday season

Dreamstime
December 24, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Throughout this entire holiday season, there is a sense that everything is a bit more hectic and frantic than normal. Perception is probably reality because many of...
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Paul Kurtz
December 23, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students at one Frankford elementary school received some much-needed early Christmas presents last Thursday, just in time for winter. “Santa is the best,” said 6-year-old Cara Gonzalez. Cara was overjoyed as she and dozens of other first graders picked through a pile...
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Kimberly Adams
December 22, 2018 - 5:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Italian Market in South Philadelphia was packed with shoppers who were all packing their shopping bags with lots of fixins' for Christmas. "I have Brussels sprouts, mushrooms, fresh figs,” said one Italian Market shopper. She joined hundred heading to Isgro...
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Andrew Kramer
December 21, 2018 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The American Automobile Association says it is expecting a record number of holiday travelers this year, but a storm may dampen some of those travel plans. This time last year, AAA's Jana Tidwell said there were more than 1.2 million holiday travelers from the...
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December 20, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The holiday season is a time of an increased risk of depression. The primary reason may be that this is the time of year when we have the least amount of sunshine...
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Steve Tawa
December 18, 2018 - 3:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- People who have been complaining for months about the Department of Corrections' mail policy showed up at Governor Wolf's Philadelphia office, to hand-deliver hundreds of holiday cards. As they rally on behalf of loved ones in prison, these folks got creative with...
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Lauren Lipton
December 16, 2018 - 4:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Right across from the Christmas Village is the Made in Philadelphia holiday market and it's one of the many attractions that bring people into the city at this time of year. "The restaurants, the atmosphere, the people, it's just a great time of year to be here,"...
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Kimberly Adams
December 15, 2018 - 6:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It seems a Christmas Grinch decided to strike in the Italian Market after a nativity scene was found dismantled and the main characters vanished. "He unplugged our lights and music for our nativity set and stole Jesus, Mary and Joseph.” Amber Volpe, with the Italian...
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John McDevitt
December 15, 2018 - 5:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a popular thing to do this holiday season, gingerbread house workshops! In Old City, at Barry's Buns, the hard part is already done for you, since the gingerbread house is already built. For $75 you'll get all the elements for the decorating, and you get expert...
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Hadas Kuznits
December 15, 2018 - 5:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tow truck drivers across the area are donating their time and money to help struggling families during the holidays. For the 11th year on a row, Dave Norton and his tow truck colleagues dropped off presents for the children at Youth Services Inc. He's the organizer...
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